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13 minutes | Sep 3, 2020
In 2014, UAB's football, bowling and rifle teams were disbanded. In this episode of Memories, former player Tristan Henderson, as well as former managers Maggie Tucker and Bre Bruce, recall the the events of the weeks and months that surrounded that consequential decision.
12 minutes | Aug 27, 2020
Mark LaGory and the UAB Faculty Senate
In the mid 80's, UAB's campus was divided into two halves: the medical side, and the university side. UAB Sociology professor Dr. Mark LaGory sought to bridge that gap, and these Memories tell the story of his plan to create a faculty senate that could make it happen.
12 minutes | Aug 20, 2020
The UAB Center for Urban Affairs
Birmingham has historically been an epicenter for civil right and urban issues, and UAB's Center for Urban Affairs played no small part in that history. In these Memories, Dr. Bob Corley, Rosie O'Beirne and Jan Hoffman discuss their time at the Center, and how they helped tell and preserve the stories of Birmingham's citizens.
12 minutes | Aug 13, 2020
The Grassroots UAB Soccer Movement
UAB's soccer program was started to fill a need for the athletics department, but it soon turned into to a national force. In these Memories, UAB Soccer alums Bob Norman, Ronan O'Beirne, and Roger Clark discuss the early days of the program and how it's changed over the years.
10 minutes | Aug 6, 2020
How to Make a Campus Beautiful
UAB's campus in 2020 looks completely different to the one that opened in 1969. In this episode of UAB Memories, former UAB students and employees share their recollections of how and why UAB's campus has changed so dramatically over the decades.
14 minutes | Jul 30, 2020
Toby Siegel's History of Events
If there's one thing that's obvious from Toby Siegel's time in UAB Events, it's that she always comes prepared. In this episode of Memories, she shares stories from her many years working with UAB's presidents and students.
13 minutes | Jul 23, 2020
UAB Relationships vol. III
Shakima Wilson was a track star at UAB, but not even world-class speed could keep her husband, Steven, from trying to pursue her. In our final relationships episode, the Wilsons show how perseverance and teamwork make for a marriage that's ready to face any challenge that comes their way.
11 minutes | Jul 16, 2020
The Queen of UAB Nursing - Juanzetta Flowers
Dr. Juanzetta Flowers' relationship with UAB spans over five decades, back to before UAB even existed by itself. She's been a pioneer in the nurse practitioner field, an advocate for their scope of practice, and an inspiration for anyone who wants to make a difference in their profession.
13 minutes | May 28, 2020
UAB Medicine Stories
Dating back to even before 1969, UAB Hospital has been setting the standard for medical care and innovation. In this episode of Memories, we look at three stories of doctors, patients, and family members who've all had their lives impacted, and in many cases saved, within its walls.
15 minutes | May 21, 2020
Coworkers and Friends
When Dr. Angela Stowe and Allison Solomon began working in the same office in 2005, there's no way they could have envisioned the incredible relationship they'd for. This episode of Memories covers a relationship that spans a decade and a half, endured through multiple job changes, and is still as strong as ever.
15 minutes | May 14, 2020
The Deans (feat. Dr. Kelly Nichols and Dr. Lori McMahon)
UAB's schools and colleges are all unique in their own ways, but they have one thing in common: they have deans. In this episode of Memories, Deans Dr. Lori McMahon (UAB Graduate School) and Dr. Kelly Nichols (UAB School of Optometry) give a behind-the-scenes look at the daily duties and delights of "deaning".
16 minutes | May 7, 2020
The 1917 Clinic
You're never too young to change the world. In this episode of Memories, UAB's Dr. Michael Saag recounts the story of how the need for AIDS research in the 1990s led to the creation of the 1917 Clinic, a facility completely devoted to researching and treating the virus.
12 minutes | Mar 26, 2020
Sristi Das and Callie Walls might not have expected to spend their senior year living under the same roof. They come from completely different backgrounds, but through their college experience at UAB, that's exactly what ended up happening.
10 minutes | Mar 19, 2020
The Madden-Lunsfords go to Birmingham
This Memory seems like it was plucked from the pages of a novel. Kerry and Norah Madden-Lunsford's story of swapping Southern California for Central Alabama has all of the highs, lows, and hijinks that you might expect from UAB's Director of Creative Writing.
11 minutes | Mar 12, 2020
UAB's Underdog Rhodes Finalist
UAB's Abigail Franks was named a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship in 2019, but her journey to one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world began in small-town Alabama. Hers is a story of persistence, patience, and perspective, and embodies the underdog spirit that has come to define UAB.
13 minutes | Mar 5, 2020
In 2020, it's hard to imagine a world without UAB. But there was a time when the idea of a large-scale university in the middle of Birmingham seemed crazy, and to the people at the first few years of classes at UAB, it was. In this episode of Memories, we hear from people who spent their college years at the rough-and-tumble, rapidly growing UAB of the early 70's.
13 minutes | Feb 28, 2020
Memories Celebrates Black History Month
February is an important time of year at UAB. In this special episode of Memories, we celebrate Black History Month by highlighting the vital contributions of UAB's black students and employees, both for themselves and those who would come after.
13 minutes | Feb 20, 2020
Ms. or Miss?
Two programs, two strikingly similar names. In this episode of Memories, we relive the coronations (and nerves) of two recipients of UAB's most prestigious of titles: Ms. and Miss UAB.
13 minutes | Feb 14, 2020
UAB Relationships vol. II: Valentine's Day
In this special Valetine's Day episode of UAB Memories, we're falling in love all over again. UAB grads Emily and Taylor Stanley have seen their relationship be shaped and grown by their time at UAB. From traveling to watch the Blazers in the NCAA Tournament, to trying to get Blaze to come to their wedding, these two are truly a UAB couple.
13 minutes | Feb 6, 2020
The Gurney Derby
Every university has its own set of traditions. One of UAB's most unique and most celebrated pastimes comes every year during homecoming week: the Gurney Derby. It's a spectacle all its own, and we chronicled the journey of a team determined to take home the title.
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